The Brief: As Coronavirus cases in the United States steadfastly rise, #ExtendTheLockdown on Twitter trends to protest against the fact that the United States may be reopening it's economy sooner than medically advised.


Citizens of the United States are urging politicians to #ExtendTheLockdown on Twitter that way the Coronavirus outbreak‘s risks of infection on the general public are minimal. Many states have already started their phase ones with their economies by allowing nonessential businesses to reopen while California and New York will be ending their quarantines in mid-to-late May. The hashtag is currently trending on Twitter with nearly 50k usages.

#ExtendTheLockdown Memes on Twitter